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Fixin’ to Go Mainstream

A look at today's Southern crop of Asian American leaders.

Lin Yang | Thu, Jun 20th- 12:49pm | Issue 26: The South - Spring 2013, Politics, News & Politics, Politics, Profiles

"I had a great life but I must leave." These were the last words written by David Q. Phan, a 14-year-old Vietnamese American junior high school student from Taylorsville, Utah, before he committed suicide. A grieving family -- and multiple...

Terry K Park | Fri, Jan 25th- 12:15pm | Blogger Column, bullying, queer, suicide, Utah, vietnamese americans, Activism, Business, Community, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

The 2012 election revealed that although Muslims are voting, they are not organized to the degree in which they can advocate for policies that protect and benefit their communities.

Nadia Hussain | Fri, Dec 28th- 9:06am | Election, Muslims, Activism, Community, Diaspora, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Hollywood creates a very unlikely plot line that turns fears over economic competition into fears about national security.

Lin Yang | Mon, Dec 10th- 9:32am | China, fear, globalization, Hollywood, korea, Culture, Film, Media, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues

From November 15-17th, Baltimore hosted the Applied Research Center's 2012 Facing Race conference.  Fourteen hundred...
Nina Reyes | Fri, Dec 7th- 7:15am | Community, Culture, Diaspora, Events, Media, Networking, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Reviews, Social Issues, Social Justice

I cried on the first day of school. I'm not talking about pre-school, or even elementary school. I cried on the first day of my junior year in high school. Let me explain.

Terry K Park | Tue, Nov 27th- 1:18am | Blogger Column, Epik High, Kpop, Tablo, TaJinYo, Culture, Diaspora, Essay, Media, Music, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues

Democrats have targeted four AAPI Congressional races as "red-to-blue," or as having a good shot at transferring from Republican control. 

Nadia Hussain | Tue, Oct 30th- 10:32pm | battleground, Congress, Democrat, Election, Community, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Profiles, Race

Robin David and Angela Angel on Art, Life, and California’s Prop 37.

Aileen Suzara | Thu, Oct 25th- 8:41am | GMO, Proposition 37, seeds, Activism, Food, Health & Environment, News & Politics, Social Issues

Forget the big banks that sent the US economy into a tailspin that it has yet to recover from, or European countries that can no longer pay their bills. The candidates both agree that China is the US’s greatest economic rival and the easiest...

Lin Yang | Thu, Oct 25th- 10:30am | China, Election, jobs, News & Politics, Politics, Race

How Orientalism and ethnocentric prejudice hijacked a "scientific quest for the truth" behind yellow rain, with unsettling consequences.

Kirti Kamboj | Fri, Oct 12th- 6:15pm | agent orange, eng yang, hmong, kao kalia yang, orientalism, radiolab, robert krulwich, vietnam war, yellow rain, Culture, History, Media, News & Politics, Race, Science, Social Issues, Social Justice

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